CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 15, 2013) - Eagle Energy Trust (TSX:EGL.UN) confirms its May 2013 distribution. The cash distribution to be paid on June 21, 2013, in respect of the period from and including May 1, 2013 to May 31, 2013, for unitholders of record on May 31, 2013 will be $0.0875 per trust unit. The ex-distribution date is May 29, 2013.

The annualized distribution of $1.05 per trust unit represents a cash-on-cash yield of 14.5% based on the closing price of our trust units on the Toronto Stock Exchange on May 14, 2013 of $7.241.

About Eagle Energy Trust

Eagle is an oil and gas energy trust created to provide investors with a publicly traded, oil and natural gas focused, reliable distribution paying investment, with favourable tax treatment relative to taxable Canadian corporations.

All material information pertaining to Eagle Energy Trust may be found under Eagle's issuer's profile at or on Eagle's website at

1 Unlike fixed income securities, Eagle has no obligation to distribute any fixed amount and reductions in, or suspension of, cash distributions may occur that would reduce future yield.

Contact Information:

Eagle Energy Trust
Richard W. Clark
President and Chief Executive Officer

Eagle Energy Trust
Kelly Tomyn
Chief Financial Officer